The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. People Covered by the Agreement with Germany

People covered

Article 3 of the Agreement with Germany specifies the people to whom the Agreement applies. That is:

  • for Australia:

    • people who are or have been Australian residents.
  • for Germany:
    • nationals of Australia or Germany,
    • refugees,
    • stateless persons,
    • nationals of other countries.

The Agreement also applies to other persons who derive rights from the above-mentioned people, for example, a partner, dependent, widow or survivor of such a person.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 14 Germany

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